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Violent Crime in America – Is There A Solution?

Problem Identified – Solution Sought – Situation Not Hopeless! Way back when – in late 1997 – Las Vegas Metro officers approached me about violent criminals, and particularly gun crime. They were entirely dissatisfied with the handling of these cases by the Clark County District Attorney’s Office. When I’d arrived in Vegas in 1990 there …

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NYPD Commissioner Bashes City Leaders As “Cowards”

So the Commissioner of the NYPD, Dermot Shea, grew some balls yesterday. He called city leaders out as cowards, stating that “I don’t know if there’s ever been a period like this where so many systems of government are literally cowards and won’t stand up for what’s right….they’re failing at every possible measure to be …

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Federal Leadership And Gun Crime Enforcement In Las Vegas – Part 1

Leadership and Morale As I sat in retirement, complacently musing about nothing in particular, something on the TV caught my attention: a live press conference regarding the federal criminal case against former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson. Mr. Atkison had just pled guilty to federal wire fraud and admitted misusing nearly $250,000 in campaign funds. …

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